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MACHINERY NEWS

Rugged reliability in revamped Billy Goat

Grounds maintenance products from Billy Goat Industries deliver consistent, reliable performance job after job, in all applications.   Famed for the ability to power through the...

Polaris Ranger 570 :Polaris responds to emergency call

Polaris Ranger 570 :A new emergency police vehicle capable of mobilising officers quickly in some of West Norfolk’s most hard to reach places has...

PRODUCT NEWS

Effectively Treat Leatherjackets

Leatherjackets are the soil-dwelling larvae of the flies commonly known as daddy longlegs. Daddy longlegs appear towards the end of August and lay their...

Johnsons Lawn Seed to announce changes to salesforce and ground breaking...

Johnsons Lawn Seed to announce changes to salesforce and ground breaking new product   Glee stand 18H26 – K27   This Glee, Johnsons Lawn Seed – the...

SPORTS TURF NEWS

Dennis G34D gives the Red Bulls a boost

Dan Shemesh, Director of Stadium and Training Grounds for the New York Red Bulls has reported excellent results since purchasing a Dennis G34D cylinder...

Quadraplay perfect for multi-tasking groundsman

Kevin Sturmey - chairman, chief executive AND head groundsman of Taunton Town FC, believes that the multi-functional SISIS Quadraplay single pass maintenance system has...

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GARDEN RETAIL NEWS

Ruxley Rose

GCA Ruxley Rose finalists announced

  THE GARDEN Centre Association (GCA) has announced today (August 11, 2017) the names of the finalist garden centres in its Ruxley Rose competition.   The 20...
giftware

Clothing and giftware company Briers strengthens supply chain with expanded sales team

Fashion-led garden clothing and giftware company Briers has further increased investment in its sales management team, with new team members added following on from...
Greenfingers charity

Greenfingers charity receives donation from Haskins Garden Centres

The green-fingered team at Haskins presented Greenfingers charity with a cheque to mark their most recent donation of £12,002.37. The fundraising total includes money raised...
GroZone

Smart Garden’s GroZone setting the new standard in patio greenhouses

Innovation and modern, functional design is at the heart of everything Smart Garden does. The company’s latest offering, GroZone, is no exception. Launched last...
hand cream

New hand cream from Beefayre :Including 20% of first order

Beefayre , a leading UK manufacturer of quality homewares, scented candles, beauty and gifting products - is expanding its stunning product portfolio with the...

GROWERS

Sweet Pea Lady Salisbury

New Sweet Pea Lady Salisbury Celebrates Link Between Horticultural Establishments

The new sweet pea Lady Salisbury blend is named after college patron Lady Salisbury. Lady Salisbury is a passionate gardener as reflected in the...
Capel Manor

Mr Fothergill’s Capel Manor Award Winner Andy Plans a New Career in Horticulture

Capel Manor College's horticultural student Andy Clarke is the 2017 winner of Mr Fothergill's Award for the student who has demonstrated the highest skills...
Colour trends

Colour trends :Still pretty in pink? Or is orange the new ‘in’

THE TEAM at Wyevale Nurseries spends time following colour trends to try to ensure its new range matches that of current fashions (August, 2017).   Within...
shrub

The shrub is back!

WYEVALE Nurseries has recently (July, 2017) announced that it has seen growth in 2016 and 2017 so far of more than 10% each year...
race for life

Ladies race for life and raise £245 for charity

NINE members of staff at a nursery in Hereford raised £245 for charity by taking part in the city’s Race for Life event last...

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Rachel Petheram

Get Infused with the love of growing herbs through new private online course taught by Dr Rachel Petheram

London, August 16th, 2017. Acclaimed herbs expert and author, Rachel Petheram has launched her own...
LOPPERS

CHOOSING THE BEST LOPPERS FOR THE JOB FOR THE JOB

Loppers are an essential tool for keeping trees and large bushes healthy and tidy. The...
How to Start a Garden

How to Start a Garden – The Ultimate Guide

How to Start a Garden. I have gardened for many, many years and have many,...
Sir Tristan Trimetals

See what happens in the latest issue of Ye Olde Adventures of Sir Tristan Trimetals.

Trimetals – providers of quality metal sheds since 1967 – has teamed up with the...

Tips for Pruning a Fruit Tree at Home

Pruning a Fruit tree. You are none prouder than of your garden, which blossoms with...
metal shed

Sir Tristan Trimetals, a legendary knight who fought evil with honour, chivalry…and a metal shed.

Trimetals – providers of quality metal sheds since 1967 – has teamed up with the...
watering the garden

Feeling thirsty in the heat? We’re sure your plants are too: watering the garden

With summer plans at the forefront of our social calendars, watering the garden can often...
low maintenance house plants

Low maintenance house plants

9 Low Maintenance House Plants For Every Room HomeAdvisor
grow potatoes

How to grow potatoes in a container- the easiest process

If you want to make a garden in a small place, you will glad to...
Worm Factory

Harvest Your Own Black Gold with the Worm Factory 360 Composting System

A decade of climate change and heightened awareness has urged more and more people toward...